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Woman shot dead with 8 bullets by husband; another femicide in Greece

Another femicide in Greece: a 43-year-old woman was shot dead by her husband in a tavern-cafeteria in Sotiritsa by Larissa, central Greece, at 10:30 on Tuesday morning. The cold-blooded murder took place in front of several eye-witnesses, staff and customers. According to preliminary reports, the victim was shot dead with …

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Man is aggressive by nature as food hunter, woman’s role is to bring children into the world, says Dept Health Minister

Dangerous far-right rhetoric and unscientific views from the Deputy Minister of Health, Dimitris Vartzopoulos, directly from the cave of the modern homo sapiens. With a few sentences, 160,000 years of evolution and several centuries of Enlightenment, Science and progress were thrown over board. The views of Vartzopoulos, a psychiatrist and …

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Domestic violence out of control: 12 incidents in 24 hours

Domestic violence in Greece has literally gone out of control with 12 incidents reported to police in the last 24 hours. The victims were assaulted by their current or ex husbands and partners or by their fathers, their mothers or their children. Citizens’ Protection Minister, Michalis Chrysochoidis, said on Monday …

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Dozens of convicted police officers on duty due to …procedures

Over one hundred police officers in Greece have been convicted for serious offenses but they still serve or are active within the police due to pending procedural issues. A total of 107 police officers who have been convicted for serious criminal offenses and are the subject of disciplinary proceedings to …

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Police bans ultra-conservatives’ film protest rally in Thessaloniki

Police in Thessaloniki has banned public gatherings on Tuesday amid concerns about a rally organized by ultra-conservatives to protest “Aδέσποτα Σώματα” – Stray Bodies – a documentary to be screening tonight in Thessaloniki. “Αδέσποτα Σώματα” – “Stray Bodies”  in English – is a documentary by Elina Psykou that explores the …

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Over 10,000 cases of violence against women in 2022

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Greece’s Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos said that over 10,000 incidents of violence, in their vast majority against women, have been dealt with by the 18 Greek police offices for domestic violence this year. “All together we will effectively …

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Domestic violence: Man abducts ex wife, rapes her and sets her hair on fire

A 28-year-old woman experienced the sheer horror when the ex husband abducted her, beat her and raped her and threatened to set her on fire thus put her hair on fire with a lighter. The new shocking case of domestic violence took place in Corinth, north-eastern Peloponnese, when the 33-year-old …

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